|The Beach of Dreams - H. De Vere Stacpoole|
LibriVox recording of The Beach of Dreams by H. De Vere Stacpoole. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Two sailors, Harbutt and Raft, discuss their plight as workers under the thumb of a wealthy owner. During a windstorm, Raft and his fellow hands must climb a mast of the three-master to control a rigging gone astray. Once they master that runaway rigging, they pause to watch another vessel in the distance...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; shipwreck; sailing
|The Man Who Lost Himself - H. De Vere Stacpoole|
LibriVox recording of The Man Who Lost Himself, by H. De Vere Stacpoole. Read by Roger Melin. Best known for his literary work The Blue Lagoon, which has been made into film several times over, H. De Vere Stacpoole’s first publication was a book titled The Intended in 1894. Stacpoole was disappointed at its lack of commercial success, and felt the story was too good to let go. He eventually re-worked the book, culminating in The Man Who Lost Himself, a light-hearted story of a luckless America...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; mistaken identity
|The Blue Lagoon - H. De Vere Stacpoole|
LibriVox recording of The Blue Lagoon, by H. De Vere Stacpoole. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. Two shipwrecked children grow up on a South Pacific island. This beautiful story of adventure and innocent love was H.D. Stacpoole’s most popular work. Parents who may have seen the Hollywood film need not be anxious about the book's suitability for kids -- the author's treatment of adolescent sexuality is almost mystical and very mild...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; adventure; shipwreck